• JustLove

    The Catholic Church in Nicaragua and JustLove’s look at Christmas Music 2018

    On this week’s show, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan talks about the Catholic Church in Nicaragua and Christmas music from the perspective of important characters. Ines San Martin is the Rome Bureau Chief and Vatican Correspondent for the Catholic religious news service CRUX, Ines. Ines talks to us about the current civil unrest and protest against Daniel Ortega – the President of Nicaragua – and his Vice President and wife Rosario Murillo – that has been rocking that county since mid-April of this year, and how the Catholic Church has found itself caught in the middle as Nicaragua struggles between its past and its present. Fanny Gomez is the Social Media Specialist…

  • JustLove

    Potential for a Peace-Filled Future & Remembering the Significance of Mary on the Immaculate Conception Feast Day

    On this week’s episode of Just Love, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan talks about peace in the world and Mary’s role throughout Advent. Michelle Breslauer is the Director of North American Operations for the Institute of Economics and Peace, a think tank dedicated to creating a paradigm shift in the way that the world thinks about peace using data-driven research to show that peace is a positive, tangible and achievable measure of human well-being and development. During this week that we commemorate the 77th Anniversary of the United States entering the Second World War with the bombing of the United States Navy Fleet there by the then Empire of Japan, Michelle talks…

  • Commentary

    Thank you: A Message of Hope and Gratitude

    As we exit Thanksgiving time and the world around us enters into Christmas festivities, I draw your attention to Advent, a season marked preeminently by hope, and expectation – virtues and values that even our Christian tradition has a difficult time holding onto. Our Catholic Charities work is the incarnation of the virtue of hope. While each Catholic Charities agency has its own, the overall tagline of Catholic Charities in the Archdiocese of New York is “providing help and creating hope.” Our work has little meaning unless it brings hope to those in need. Is not a major part of our work convincing those who approach us for help to…